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    July 4, 2011
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good morning. final arguments, casey anthony cries in court, as the prosecutor calls her a liar who killed her daughter while the defense calls the case against her a fantasy, we'll hear from both sides as the jury prepares to decide her fate. budging on the budget, two senate republicans would consider higher taxes along with major budget kutsz but warn time is running out for congress to reach a deal on raising the debt limit. we have the latest from washington. and french twist, politicians in france look at dominique strauss-kahn's future.
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could france elect him president? "earl i" this monday, july 4th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs good morning. i'm erica hill, nice to have you with us on this fourth of july, flags out in full force. >> good morning, everyone. i'm jeff glor. chris wragge is off this morning. happy fourth. >> i like the tie. >> i like the red. >> thank you, we're so coordinated. >> we're wardrobing. >> everybody is focused on the fourth of july, independence day. we also like to talk about the brits. >> so do the canadians. >> because the duke and dutch us of cambridge are still in the midst of their north american tour, they're going to be making their way to the states later this week. talk about a reception in canada. i think they are fans. >> you think so? we were watching this all
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weekend. will and kate like canada and canada seems to like them. >> she had a maple leaf pin and hat. >> she's recycling clothes. >> she's a recessionista. casey anthony's murder trial is riveting much of the nation, the examined to go to the jury later today. sunday's closing arguments were just as dramatic as the rest of the trial. troy roberts is outside the courthouse in orlando. good morning. >> reporter: the lead prosecutors and defense attorneys have been at each other's throats throughout much of the trial. the judge has admonished them many times calling for civility. yesterday emotions got the best of everyone. >> she chose to sacrifice her child to live the life that she wanted. >> reporter: prosecutor jeff ashton minced few words that at times brought 25-year-old casey anthony to tears.
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>> and screaming "this is your fault." >> reporter: he called anthony's repeated lies on the whereabouts of daughter caylee who had been missing for a month in the summer of 2008. >> she's very smart and her lies are very detailed but what you find throughout this case is this persistent pattern, when casey wants to do what casey wants to do, casey finds a way. >> reporter: caylee's remains were found a few months later, walking distance from the anthony home. ashton told jurors casey anthony killed her daughter with chloroform and duct tape saying casey anthony was tired of being a mom. >> she died because she could not breathe, she had three pieces of duct tape over her nose and mouth because her mother decided the life she wanted was more important. this murder was premeditated, and the defendant is guilty. >> this is something that just
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doesn't add up. >> reporter: defense attorney jose baez pleaded with the injuriy to spare his client conjix that could lead to execution. >> no dna, no hard evidence nothing but she's a liar and a slut. >> reporter: baez made an emotional and dramatic closing argument to the jurors aimed at reasonable doubt. >> why? because she wanted to go party. they want to give you the who without the where, the how or the why. >> reporter: the defense reiterated its theory that caylee accidentally drowned in the backyard pool that casey's father george anthony helped covered it up, claiming the prosecution can't prove otherwise. >> if you don't know what happened, that's it. if it wasn't proven to you that it happened, that's it.
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it's over. it's not guilty on every count. >> reporter: baez's emotions ran over after he referred to the prosecution's evidence as fantasy forensics. those words brought a smile to prosecutor jeff ashton. >> the truth is the truth and depending on who's asking the questions, whether it's this laughing guy right here or -- >> objection. >> sustained. approach the bench. >> reporter: the judge had enough. >> i assume that you are all professionals. >> reporter: baez and john ashton eventually apologized. we'll see if that truce holds this morning during the prosecution's final rebuttal. erica in. >> troy roberts in orlando this morning. here with us in studio is casey jordan, you've been covering this, watching it closely. good to have you with us. the last in the end we saw from troy the judge admonishing both attorneys. i demean really is sort of a mehm
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metaphor for this case. >> not a sand box squabble between the lead attorneys in the case. jose baez got called out, meeting in chambers, apoll jiltzed and interrujiltz apologized and interrupted his closing arguments. >> stlthere's a lot going on he. the burden is on the prosecution here. the defense he says clearly look they didn't show you any evidence. did the prosecution do its job here? >> i was impressed. yes, jeff ashton, lead prosecutor really has a gift of delivery. he pulled some stuff out that really made your spine tingle, talked about how casey anthony's password was 55 days where she wouldn't be able to come up with an excuse, casey 3.0, the three faces of eve and three different
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stages her person amount went through, the partying, hammered about the motive which they ignored, and he painted a picture of this party girl who could not have the life of independence she wanted as long as her daughter was in the way and i think he was extremely effective with that and he went through the forensics and methodically hammered it out. highly effective closing. >> what about the defense, as i mentioned he said look, the prosecution in his view did not have any evidence. he also tried to hammer home the point that as a juror you can't rely on your emotions here when you're making a decision which is interesting since clearly both sides are trying to play up the emotions. >> absolutely and yes, jose baez methodically walked through what he believed the fantasy forensics were. didn't add up, problems with this and that. he was a little bit organized. cheney mason tried to bring it together in the end and hammered on the idea if you can envision an accident and remember, he
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says that the biggest gorilla in the room was what they presented didn't match their opening statement. if you can envision an accident, any kind of accident, if they did not rise to a level of murder, then you must vote not guilty. he really simply said if you have any question in your mind, you have a doubt and that doubt equals not guilty which was effective. >> when do you think we'll hear a guilty or not guilty. >> it could be if this is a lightning fast guilty we have seen them come back in a number of hours. i wouldn't like that. they probably had a rush to judgment because they wanted to get out of there. it could come back as early as close of business tomorrow tuesday and i definitely think you'll have it by friday 4:00 because nobody wants to go and spend another weekend after this many weeks. >> quickly speaking of the weekend, how unusual is it to have a trial on the weekend and
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now on the fourth of july? >> extremely unusual but don't forget this is a jury that wanted to work on memorial day. six weeks of sequestration is a lot for them. under judge perry the trains run on time. he wants this thing over with, for him to pull people in on sundays, a holiday, fourth of july shows he means business. i think the jury will rise to the occasion, be business-like and come back with a quick verdict. >> casey jordan thank you. >> always good to be here. >> a special prime time special when the casey anthony trial comes to a conclusion, stay tuned to cbs news for that. here's jeff. >> thank you very much. a judge in the netherlands a not guilty plea for rat co mladc this morning. >> there are arguments over who will represent him and who will
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accept the court's authority. he may be an old man on war crimes but takes orders from no one. first gesturing to supporters in the gallery then insisting he was cold and needed to wear his cap. >> could mr. mladic be assisted to take off his cap. >> the judges tried to be restored having the charges read. >> you are charged with genocide. >> the former boss demean commander a man accused of genocide and the largest massacre in europe since world war ii wasn't about to cooperate, finally after repe repeated interruptions, the judge had enough. >> mr. mladic the court orders that you be removed from the courtroom. [ speaking in foreign language ]
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>> reporter:? sarajevo, the residents he had bombarded and held under siege are putting up pictures of his victims trying to keep the focus on them. the court has experience with this sort of thing, former serb president slobodan milosevic ran rings around him for years before he died. the judges seem to want to establish their control over this trial before he does. >> mark phillips in london this morning, thanks. on this holiday judges trying to keep control of courtrooms no matter where it is. >> near and far it seems you're right. rebecca jarvis keeping control of the news desk since you're over here, good morning, happy fourth. >> good morning to you and good morning to you at home. search is on this morning for at least 11 people missing after a fishing boat full of american tourists capsized off the coast of mexico.
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the boat ran into rough weather yesterday morning in the sea of cortez more than 80 miles south of the port of san philippe. the u.s. coast guard will help with the search. >> the boat went down yesterday morning. there was 44 people on board. they were planning on doing a search at first using one of our jay hawk helicopters. >> some of the survivors were able to swim to shore and others were picked up by other boats. exxon mobil is sending more workers to try to contain an oil spill fouling the yellowstone river. a 12 inch pipeline near laurel, montana, ruptured friday. the epa now says they've spotted glops of oil as far as 40 miles away but the president of exxon mobil says it's limited to a ten-mile area. >> the line itself was shut down
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as quickly as we could and we proceeded to close other blocks along the pipeline to isolate as much segments as we could. >> the oil appears to be evaporating as it goes downstream. more inspections are needed to determine the extent of the spill. a search is under way in afghanistan for a missing british soldier. officials say he disappeared in the southern part of the country. the taliban claims they captured and executed an american soldier yesterday, but that has not been verified. new clashes in syria this morning, soldiers and tanks have moved into towns near the border with turkey and stormed houses in hama, it happened as thousands took part in pro-knockcy demonstrations. six people were wounded in the latest maneuver. prosecutors are not dropping the sexual assault case against dominique strauss-kahn. he and his wife were mobbed as
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they left their apartment friday. prosecutors said their accuser has a history of lying. a poll conducted for this july 4th holiday shows a surprising number of americans know very little about it. 58% knew america declared independence in 1776. 26% were unsure. 16% guessed another year. 76% correctly said we declared independence from britain but 19% were unsure and 5% said another country. very sad stuff. marysol castro is here with our first check of the weather. come on america, get your act together. >> it goes to show you the youngsters with their history knowledge could clean our clocks when it comes to history. good morning, everyone. planning any fourth of july activities in the northern plains, plan to do it in the morning hours. a line of severe storms is coming in, in the afternoon
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hours. expect to bring rain, hail, we could not rule out of atwister or tornado and wind. combination of dry air coming in out of the north and moisture out of the gulf coast. keep an eye on that for today. desert southwest, temperatures well above average in tucson. we could see a pop-up shower, precipitation nominal but at >> thanks so much. that's your latest weather.
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erica, good morning. >> good morning to you. going to get you latest on prince william and kathryn's north american tour. they are now on prince edward's island. amanda walker of sky tv has more. >> reporter: a grand entrance to quebec aboard "hmcs montreal." the center for disadvantaged young people, a break from formality which both seem to appreciate. they appear genuinely impressed by this magic trick, a rare moment when somebody else is in the spotlight. william indulged in a little table football, the champ let off steam before duty called. amid the pomp of the city
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ceremony william gave a speech slowly in french, this is canada's french heartland. the couple can't be unaware of sensitivities that lie most strongly with separatists, once again they faced protests, this meant heavy security, fans who got to meet them were hand picked from the crowd by guards. >> it's an honor, a real honor to meet any member of the royal family. for me especially -- sorry -- for me, i'm a royalist through and through. it's a great moment for my life. >> reporter: and kept a small fraction of the crowd happy, at times it was more like a movie premiere, quickly becoming clear who the star of the show is. amanda walker sky news for cbs news, quebec. >> later today prince william has a little work to do for his other job as a helicopter rescue pilot in a training exercise he will land a helicopter on the water for the first time.
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>> how is will's french by the way? >> it's not bad. it's not bad. a little bit of a british accent but you're supposed to if you're british. >> cool to see. still ahead are republicans opening the door on concessions as democrats insist on tax hikes along with spending cuts. we'll go to washington for more and debate that in studio here. also it's been a tough six months in the economy, high unemployment and high gas prices, will the outlook improve during the second half of this year? we'll answer that or try to at least. you're watching "the early show" here on cbs.
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fireworks. we have two closures. watch for one at arbutus. oregon avenue will be closed. there's a second one in towson. that has loss by closed on towson town boulevard. again, that's until 1:00. speeds looking good on the beltway. we can tell you, this report is brought to you by h.h. gregg. come in today and we'll see the largest selections. >> [very low audio] a man was involved in a boating accident over the weekend. >> reporter: witnesses say that the boat was going 80 miles per hour before it flipped over. the rescuers searched the lake for the 50-year-old missing man.
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crash happened saturday and severe weather and hot temperatures are complicating the search efforts. onlookers were able to rescue three people who fell out of the boat. it was a mother and a teenage son. the brother is still missing. an investigation into a missing woman in georgia will continue today. the police officers searched her apartment. the law student disappeared last weekend. the detectives say they're talking with several persons of interest at this hour. an update on a fatal fire in anne arundel county. this 84-year-old is in critical condition, but another person died. the coroner can't make a positive identification at this time. the cause of fire is still
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under investigation. stay with us, up next, a look at how the economy is fairing now that we're half way through 2011. through 2011. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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nice music on this fourth of july holiday. happy fourth, everyone. welcome back to "the early show." coming up here, congress gets back to work tomorrow on budget cuts and raising the country's debt limit, with a deadline now less than a month away what we're told is the deadline less than a month away, talks between the white house and republicans are still at a standstill, a couple senate republicans made interesting comments over the weekend. we'll hear more from both sides coming up in a minute, including an interesting suggestion from bill clinton. >> a suggestion for the president and made comments what he felt the republicans should do. we'll get you those just ahead. first we check in with rebecca jarvis standing by at the news desk with another look at
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headlines. >> i'm shocked bill clinton is making suggestions to the current president. >> how about that? good morning to you at home. at least 11 people are missing this morning after a fishing boat sank off mexico. the boat capsized in the sea of cortez south of the port of san philippe. 40 people were on board including 27 americans. some of the survivors were able to swim to shore and the u.s. coast guard is helping with the search. the casey anthony trial finally goes to jury today. prosecutors wrap up their closing arguments this morning. anthony was a party girl they say who killed her 2-year-old daughter caylee. anthony's lawyers say she accidentally drowned in the pool. more crews are sent to clean up a spill in montana. an exxon mobil pipeline ruptured friday, and globs of oil have
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been spotted as far as 100 miles downstream. and this morning in los alamos, new mexico, thousands of residents are back home, a wildfire forced evacuations but is no longer a threat to the town or the nearby nuclear lab. the fire is 19% congress is celebrating the fourth of july today along with everyone else. lawmakers will be back on capitol hill tomorrow, still
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facing an impasse over raising the nation's debt limit. nancy cordes has details on that. good morning to you and happy fourth. >> thanks, jeff. good morning to you as well. the senate was supposed to be in recess all week but they were foregoing the break to be here and try to break the stalemate. hard to see where the middle ground lies with republicans for starters insisting that tax increases are off the table. >> the last thing that employers need is further disincentives to not hire people, and that's what higher taxes would mean. >> reporter: democrats led by president obama are just as adamant that the deal to decrease the deficit should include revenue raisers, top of the list ending tax breaks for oil and gas companies as well as companies that shutter plants in the u.s. and move jobs overseas. >> it would be nice if we could keep every tax break but we
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can't afford them. we've got to cut the deficit but we can do that while making investments in education and research and technology that actually create jobs. >> reporter: republicans and democrats have little time to reach a deal. the treasury department says if congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling by august 2nd the federal government won't be able to pay its debts which could deal a body blow to the still fragile economy. bill clinton weighed into the debate arguing a mini deal that would fund the government for the next six to eight months might be the best option, including $1 trillion of already agreed to spending cuts. speaking at a conference in aspen, colorado, mr. clinton also advised president obama to hang tough, saying "the white house could blank. i hope that won't happen. i don't think they should blink." so far, there are no talks scheduled for this week between the white house and congressional republicans, so
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everyone will be here, jeff. it's not just clear whether they'll actually be talking. >> very good question, nancy cordes in washington. joining us now amy holmes, co-host of america's radio nose and jennifer palmieri, of the center for american progress, a liberal think tank. just so we can recap over the weekend nothing got done as far as we know. >> nothing got done no progress really made. republicans are coming out saying they would possibly support revenue increases which is encouraging. >> we did hear that. significant amy? >> it is significant. you could say this is a game of chicken or uncle and who is going to blink first, but there was progress on the conservative side, senator cornyn saying he will support a vote or rather
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mitch mcconnell saying he will attach the budget amendment. >> is that something that would work? >> he's my former bus, bill clinton -- >> full disclosure. >> he likes to mix things in to get things exciting, we could agree to deficit reduction, $1 trillion which is what you have to raise the limit by to make it through the election but to try and make, to do something for six months and come back in an actual presidential election year and get serious deficit reduction doesn't seem like a great way to govern but that would be better than not passing the debt limit at all. >> doing this to get past the election so they might be a debate republicans would welcome because this is territory they're comfortable on and if
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you look at president obama last week in his press conference railing, banging on against corporate jets to me that's a sign of weakness democrats have as you reported to agree to $1 trillion in cuts it's not if we're going to cut but by how much. we could take all the corporate jets in america, break them down for parts and sell them to brunei and we'd not get out of the deficit hole. it's not in the republicans' best interest if there are real significant economic consequences and standard & poor's would downgrade our credit rating if that translates into everyday americans seeing their credit card interest is go up and if there are unemployment numbers and gas price numbers if this conspires to make the economy more challenging to the average american voter no it is not good for republicans to push this past august 2nd. >> jennifer who budges?
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>> i'm confident they can both get this done. when we had the last showdown in april when the government was going to shut down, they compromised. >> it was again going to be catastrophic. >> not nearly as catastrophic as this. >> we've heard this twice before this. >> christmas, and in april the government shutdown, that got done as well. >> yes. >> i really thought that wasn't going to get done. i thought we were going to go through a shutdown. they seems defaulting on the debt limit is far more dire than a government shutdown. i hope it's a longer than shorter terl. >> we have to wrap here. i think this will probably get done at the last minute. amy and jennifer, thank you very much. up next as the debt debate continues we'll look at the economy, how it did the first half of the year not good and chances it has for the second half of the year. you're watching "the early show" here on cbs. it was a calling to be there for the veterans who protect our freedoms
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a damper on the recovery. rebecca jarvis is here to take a look back and a look forward at the second half of 201. a lot of folks are saying let's look at the last six months. >> hoping it will are better. >> as we look forward and so many people have been focused on in the first six months of the year are looking at the high unemployment numbers which don't give an indication we're seeing improvement. what are the thinking on the unemployment numbers from analysts. >> if you look at the combination of the year 9.4%. now the unemployment rate is 9.1%. many analysts don't anticipate it will get that much better by year end. all of the state shutdowns and state problems we've been seeing are adding to it. employers are still questioning whether the strength of the economy is real and the momentum, some that we began the year with has sort of petered out. the best thing to think about in terms of optimism here is manufacturing. that's an industry growing again, we like to see that because it helped the recovery in general. >> hopefully that will help the
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recovery and unemployment numbers. gas prices we talked so much about. they are dropping which is great news for americans but they did have a significant impact on the economy in the first six months of the year. >> yeah they really did, one of two major headwinds facing our economy. the other one being the japan earthquake which had a ripple effect on tons of businesses here in the united states. prices are down, rather up about 50 cents but projected to continue falling over the year, still better than it was at its peak almost $4 a gallon. >> and also a potential glimmer of hope in the housing market which was tough in the beginning of the year but just at the end of last week some positive information on home prices for major cities, how will that translate across the kr i count? >> major cities are improving. the hope is it will bring the rest of the country higher. the more people are confident the better numbers they become. they're down 7.3% median rate
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leslie johnson to give up her seat. four other colleagues say she should resign now. she pleaded guilty last week to helping her husband cover up evidence of his corruption. >> a baltimore city police officer admits to taking money from a rosedale shop. he's one of 17 officers arrested in the scheme. stay with wjz-13, maryland's news station. up next, the duke and dutches of came bridge. can't seem to make a wrong move on their tour. and after bomb shell revelations, does the new york prosecutor still have a case against dominique strauss-kahn. against dominique strauss-kahn. and taking another ,,
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there we see it being unveiled, a ten-foot bronze statue of president ronald reagan unveiled in london, joins the statues of president franklin roosevelt and eisenhower near the u.s. embassy. we'll take you to the embassy in london. very appropriate on the fourth of july. i'm hell hell, jeff glor in for chris wragge. >> happy fourth. also dominique strauss-kahn's sexual assault charges shook up france. until that happened he had a
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serious shot at being president of france. as the case is crumbling, if the charges are dropped could he get back into the political arena in france? we'll take a look at that, a little poll out over the weekend asking folks how they feel about it. >> very interesting numbers from that. also by many accounts the royal newlyweds are turning into the king and queen of canada. this weekend they have busy, have another busy day ahead. the latest on the trip reaction and occasional protests. victoria arbiter will be here with a lot more. a rare honor in britain for president ronald reagan. this morning on the fourth of july our 40th president gets his own statue in london. elizabeth palmer has more. >> reporter: a crowd of admirers most americans took their seats in one of london's most historic parks for the ceremony which marks the 100th anniversary of
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ronald reagan's birth. >> i think he would describe it the 61st anniversary of his 39th birthday. >> reporter: the backdrop was festive fourth of july pomp, and the dignitaries included former secretary of state condoleezza rice, but one key figure was missing, margaret thatcher, britain's prime minister during ronald reagan's term in office and staunchest international ally. too frail to attend, lady thatcher asked britain's foreign secretary to read a tribute on her behalf. >> ronald reagan was a great president and a great man, a true leader for our times. he held clear principles and acted upon them with purpose. >> reporter: ten feet tall and cast in bronze, the statue of ronald reagan was commissioned by the reagan foundation and paid for by private donors. ronald reagan's financial and social conservatives still make him a controversial figure here in the uk, but he is widely
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admired for his diplomatic skills and especially his willingness to engage the soviet union and help end the cold war. it is for his international statesmanship that ronald reagan will be remembered on this side of the atlantic and for a rare combination of skill, luck and courage that gave him a giant's role in modern history. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, london. >> three minutes past the hour here's eye ae's erica. the latest on the sexual assault charges against dominique strauss-kahn. this morning he is free to go wherever he wants in the u.s. and may be thinking his political future in france. cbs news correspondent michelle miller has more. >> reporter: dominique strauss-kahn took his wife to dinner at an upscale manhattan restaurant saturday celebrating hadis first night on the town as a free man since his may 14th arrest on rape and sexual
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assault charges. friday strauss-kahn left court with a smile on his face after a judge released him on his own recognizance freeing him from house arrest and returning diagnosis 6 million in bail. the case against the former imf head is said to be collapsing because of the continuing revelations regarding the woman who accused him of rape in the course of their investigation prosecutors said the woman repeatedly lied about important details regarding the encounter, lied about being gang raped in guinea, lied about her qualifying for low income housing. but the victim's attorney ken thompson says despite the discrepancies the forensic evidence holds. >> it is a fact that the victim here made some mistakes but you cannot discount the powerful physical evidence that is left behind during that assault.
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>> reporter: former federal prosecute your sunny hostin says even though the assault occurred the damage occurred. >> in a rape case where there are no witnesses, no identifying witnesses other than the victim and the defendant, the victim's credibility is paramount. >> reporter: sunday a new york tabloid revealed another shocking allegation, claiming the maid performed sexual services for hotel guests alongside her housekeeping duties. in france, the news of strauss-kahn's release prompted outrage among many who felt there had been an unfair rush to judgment. >> translator: i always believed it was a fabrication and that she was doing it to make money. i admire him enormously. >> reporter: allies in the socialist party are calling for his return to presidential politics, even petitioning to move a filing deadline so he would be eligible for an october primary. michelle miller cbs news, new
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york. >> joining us now from paris with a closer look at strauss-kahn's political future is french journalist an anne-elisabeth moutet. this poll out in france, 49% polled said they'd like to see him return to politics. basically split, 45% said no. does he have a political future? >> well he has a political future. does he have a political future in elections as a candidate, we don't know yet. his friends would like him to run. some of the candidates to the primaries would also like him to run, the socialist party leader was not so hot about running herself so she probably would push for him to come back into the race. he's not even out of the woods legally in america. he cannot leave the american territory yet. he has relinquished his passport. to me and for the public, after this sort of shock of the first
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few days i think it will look a bit weird but certainly he can be a kingmaker at this election. >> is the support out there for him whether it looks weird or not is it genuine support or some of it fueled by backlash and potentially the outrage which we saw at the onset over the way things are done here in the u.s.? >> well, there is an element of that, that the election was sort of "stolen" from the french public, but suddenly the people who you're hearing now are all his friends, they're very vociferous and a bit imprudent in this. nobody knows how the french public is going to act about the revelation of his private life that went on during all this time, so i think this is a bitterly days. i think people are still in shock. they've seen, they've been very critical of american, the american judicial system, but now they see that the system can reverse and turn on a dime and do 180 degrees, sort of the
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turnabout, so this is also something that would not happen in france and they are a bit impressed at the same time that they're still reeling under the effect of all those revelations. >> is there any indication by the way he's actually interested in running? >> that's a good point. that is a very good point, and when you saw him going out to dinner to a luxury restaurant and shell out $600 for dinner this is the sort of thing if you're a socialist candidate, you do not do. so nobody knows yet whether he wants to go back and be vindicated or whether he thinks this is too much and i'll be behind the scenes. >> there was a lot of talk about the impact this had, even the charges had on the dialogue in france, not just politically in that a private life often off limits is now sort of on the table but dialogue about how women are treated. has that changed in the last couple of months? >> that has hugely changed and i
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think that is going to be a very important element in those elections, because french -- male politicians have said we're back to square one, nobody discussed the relationship between men and women in french politics, but the women are saying you can't tell us we have to go back to our basket now and i can see there are some crucial percentage points of the voters who will not vote for strauss-kahn who would have voted for him and that may mean the difference between vuktry and defeat. anne-elisabeth moutet thanks for being with us today. >> thank you. and now here's rebeck da -- i thought you were going to do the interview in french. >> no, i wasn't. >> it's fantastic when you speak french. i love it. >> thank you. rebecca jarvis at the news desk. >> i enjoy that, too. mexican officials say at least 11 people are missing after the sinking of a fishing boat yesterday off the coast of
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mexico, the boat capsized in the sea of cortez south of the port of san philippe. there were 44 people aboard including 27 americans. the u.s. coast guard says they are joining in the search. >> the mexican navy has been searching as well as good samaritan boaters in the area. >> some of the survivors were picked up by other boats. exxon mobil is sending more worker this is morning to try and contain a massive oil spill fouling the yellowstone river. a pipeline ruptured near laurel, montana, friday, send being 4,000 gallons of crude downstream. david jay from cbs affiliate wtvq in billings has the latest. >> it's heartbreaking. it's heartbreaking, man. >> reporter: those who live in montana's big sky country are used to scenes of stunning beauty. >> the yellowstone river of montana and we're all proud of it. >> reporter: homeothers evacuated returned to the
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heartwrenching sight of slick black riverbanks and pungent smell of crude. >> it was a strong smell and overwhelming. >> reporter: cleanup crews hope to soak up the sludge. the river is fastmoving and swollen from the worst spring flooding in 50 years. >> we shut down this pipeline in late may as a precautionary measure when we had the heavy rains in this area. >> reporter: the cause of the rupture is enknown. exxon mobil says the worst damage is limited to a ten-mile stretch but montana governor brian scheitzer slammed the oil company saying there's no wildlife injured. >> i don't want my animals eating that. >> reporter: oil seeped on to pasture land used for livestock spotted 100 miles down river. >> it's scary. >> reporter: yellowstone national park is not threatened but the river is, one of the
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most pristine fishing spots in the world. for cbs news i'm david jay, billings, montana. after six weeks of often bizarre testimony the casey anthony trial goes to jury today. prosecutors finished their closing arguments this morning and they say that she used duct tape to kill her daughter, caylee, but anthony's attorney says that her daughter's death was accidental. anthony faces the death penalty if convicted. scott pelley has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news." >> good morning. it's a drug that millions take to help them quit smoking but now there are serious concerns about potentially dangerous side effects. we'll explain tonight on the "cbs evening news." now back to "the early show." >> it's about 12 minutes past the hour. marysol castro is here with another check of the weather. >> good morning rebecca. good morning everyone at home. the southeast is hot. temperatures 90s in paducah, jackson, atlanta and richmond, 5
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to 15 degrees above normal and the moisture coming in off the gulf so the humidity makes it feel more like 103. throughout the day if you have any fourth of july plans you may want to reconsider. there will be gusty winds and heavy downpours over the next 24 hours. take a look, st. louis, paducah, richmond an inch of rain, atlanta nearly an inch, miami half an inch, only lasts about
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>> absolutely, you celebrated ronald reagan this morning. >> that's right. >> and canada is celebrating william and kate. let's talk about this. erica called it a lovefest. they've had this jam packed trip so far. they've had some down time now? >> just a little but they used it wisely on friday they got a whole four hours together but said to be very romantic and private. william rode kate across the lake on the outskirts of quebec, went to a log cabin, and they explored the park and had a picnic. if there's a baby nine months from now the headlines are going to read "made in canada." >> those reporters are so cheek cheeky. >> william and kate mania has gripped canada entirely due to
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the fact the couple are interacting with the crowd, there's focus and eye contact. kate was sharing quite personal moments with one of the army wives the day she arrived, talked about the fact she gets nervous when william's out on a mission and frightened something will happen to him. we never see royals making personal contact quite on that level but makes this couple instantly relatable. >> she's handling herself very well. there was protesting, some people called them parasites because canada was paying for the trip. how did they handle that? >> the protesters are not out in numbers. there were no walkabouts because of security concerns. william and kate did go out for impromptu walkabout. in 2009 protesters were blocking the streets and throwing eggs. yesterday they were drowned out.
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they are going out for ann of green gables, kate is a big fan. william is going to a rowing competition and closing out with the canadian search and rescue team, so a nice way to close out the day. >> they come to the u.s. this coming week, five days away from the u.s. visit. >> friday they land in los angeles and if that's not the invitation to get to any of the events they're going to be at it is going to be quite the celebrity fest. i think hollywood is getting excited. people have paid up to $60,000 to play polo with william on saturday in santa barbara. >> 60 grand for a polo match? nice if you have it. victoria arbiter happy fourth. >> thank you. >> we'll be right back. you're watching "the early show." [ female announcer ] nutri-grain --
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if you're going for a drive. sharon will drive you along. let's look at the forecast first. we're into the mid-to upper 70s. we won't be as stuffy as yesterday. high temperatures around 90. sending it over to sharon gibala. how's it going? well, not busy, as you would expect. we have a accident near merit boulevard. otherwise, there's the drive times and the speeds. also, there's full speed at the
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bay bridge. this is brought to you by the cochran firm. if you've suffered a personal injury, go to wjz.com. back to you, don. in the new, the crews resumed their search for an allegany county man. andrea fujii has more. >> reporter: don, witnesses say that the boat was going close to 80 miles per hour before it flipped over. rescuers are searching the lake for the missing unidentified man from cumberland. the crash happened saturday. divers say that severe weather and hot temperatures are complicating the search efforts. right after the crash, onlookers were able to rescue three people. a mother and her two teen sons. the brother is the one still missing. baltimore county police are looking for who shot and killed a man in rosedale.
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one was rushed for attacking a police officer. the police will be tracking down on aggressive drivers this week. officers will be looking for drivers speeding and tailgating and not following traffic signs directly. they'll also crack down on drunk drivers. the mosquito season is well underway. experts say if you have a birdbath, clean it out and as well as get rid of tires and tarps. to learn more about the mosquito control program, go to wjz.com and click on our news tab. stay with wjz-13, maryland's news station. up next on this day, a look at some of the origins of holiday traditions.
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♪ welcome back. you're watching "the early show."lcome back. it is july 4th, happy independence day, coming up here. something different for your kids to do this summer, instead of playing video games all day, which i did, if they can get their hands -- >> look where that got you.
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>> exactly right. they can get their hands a little dirty, a farm camp, learning how the food we eat gets to our table, kids do everything, from collecting the food we eat to cleaning. did you ever wonder how all of the traditions came about like the fireworks, backyard barbecues, such a part of the holiday? we'll get you the answers and a couple more. the author of "the fourth of july encyclopedia" is with us. >> professor hill is with us this morning. you'll educate us this morning, both of you. >> we're all in on this one. coming up soon, but first, all of the roles actor gary sinise has tackled on stage, tv and the movies, none is more important than supporting troops and the veterans. one of the veterans he's helping
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a young man who is an inspiration. these days actor gary sinise is known for playing detective mac taylor on "csi: new york" but for a legion of his fans in the military, he'll always be knowns a -- >> lieutenant dan. >> reporter: lieutenant dan, the no nonsense officer in "forrest gump" from loses both legs in vietnam. >> that character is resilient in the end, comes back strong. >> reporter: sinise gave that character's name to his group, which raises money for troops around the world. and to raise money, so soldiers can get their lives back. >> there's a lot of causes out there, a lot of people that need help but our freedom is fought for and defended by the people that choose military service as
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their career. >> reporter: sinise just began a new foundation and he's releasing a documentary today about lieutenant dan band. ♪ one of his projects, building a house for brendan marrocco who lost both arms and both legs, when an explosion tore through his vehicle in iraq in 2009. he was the first quad amputee to survive in the battlefield. a lieutenant dan band concert last summer served as a fund-raiser. >> certainly inspiring and humbling to see how he's rallied in this difficult challenge that he has in his life now. >> reporter: the house was completed in june and last week, we joined sinise and marrocco as he gave the actor his first tour. >> wow, man, they did a great job. >> reporter: the place is fully equipped for marrocco, elevator, extra large shower and kitchen with cabinets that lower so he
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can reach food and glasses, the whole house is controlled by a special ipad app. >> i love it. the house is amazing. it's a lot better than anything i ever thought it would be. >> reporter: the same could be said about marrocco. his injuries would fort just about anyone else to give up but he pushes on, inspiringly and matter of factually. the recovery process, how has it been different than you expected? >> it's really not as difficult as i thought. i mean don't get me wrong it's very difficult, time consuming and painful at times, but i think when i first got blown up i thought it was going to be a lot harder than it is. so i guess i'm pretty grateful for that. >> reporter: i find it interesting the way you refer to it. i say "i got blown up." >> exactly what happened. i'm not going to sugar coat it. "i got injured." no, i got blown up. >> reporter: marrocco still uses his wheelchair. he's learning to walk on
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prosthetic legs. since marrocco, there have been two other surviving quad amputees. so the lieutenant dan band will keep on playing and keep on raising money and spirits. brendan marrocco will keep on recovering, his body mending, his mind already strong. >> dwelling on it isn't going to change anything. it's not going to give me my arms and legs back. >> reporter: did you ever ask why me? >> absolutely every day, but i have yet to get an answer. >> amazing attitude he has. >> reporter: he is one of the most inspiring guys you'll ever meet in your life and one of the great things he's looking forward to now is, he's a candidate, going to get the arm transplants. >> actual like an organ transplant? >> he's going to have both arms attached, and it will be done in pittsburgh. you need to find the right match for him and then he'll have about 12 hours to get to pittsburgh and they'll actually put new arms on him, and then it takes, the nerves have to grow down the arm so it takes about
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two years, if everything goes right, but then eventually he should have his arms again. >> is that sort of full range of motion? >> yeah, he'll have -- yeah, he'll have arms. if everything goes right, we hope it does, we hope they find the right match, but he's very excited about that, and we're very excited about him getting that, so it's just, it's a great story. >> we'll definitely stay in touch. great story. >> yes, good stuff. rebecca is standing by at the news des in desk with one m check of the headlines. >> good morning to you again. the obama administration is said to be holding intensive negotiations with the auto industry over sharp increases in fuel efficiency. the "new york times" reports that the administration is proposing a boost to an average of more than 56 miles per gallon by 2025. that is double the current standard. in thailand an historic election for the first time thai voters chose a woman as their
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prime minister. she's the sister of a previous prime minister who was ousted by a military coup. military officials in thailand say this time they won't intervene. the mother of amanda knox is in court in italy this morning. she and her husband are charged with slander for saying their daughter was mistreated by italian police. amanda knox is currently appealing her murder conviction. the army says the very last draftee to fight in the vietnam war is about to retire. 58-year-old command sergeant major jeff melanger was ordered to report for duty back in 1972, when he was only 19 years old. and an early start to fourth of july fireworks here in new york this tweak understand. this weekend. the new york police department destroyed more than 2 1/2 tons of illegal fireworks. police say they collected them from 70 people they arrested. and you can actually hit the
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slopes on the fourth of july ski areas in idaho, colorado and other western states are open today thanks to record snowfall. it's a chance to get a tan, practice your downhill racing moves. marysol, i don't think you and i will be doing that today. >> no way, dude. >> for those who can, good times. >> absolutely. i would prefer to water ski. >> seems appropriate this time of year. >> exactly. good morning everyone at home. as you take a look at the national picture we have a few areas of spotty showers this afternoon, in the southeast in addition to the pop-up showers it's going to be very, very warm. northern new england those storms are starting to head out to sea, you might even be able to squeeze in a few barbecues later on this afternoon. a little bit of moisture in the southeast. straight to the severe weather, bismarck and rapid city you see it in the afternoon hours, sioux falls and duluth in the overnight hours, looking at rain, gusty winds and hail. if you want absolutely positively gorgeous weather, head to the west coast and if you don't plan on skiing,
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temperatures 103 in redding and 103 in >>thanks so much. that's your latest weather. now here's erica. if you ask most kids these days what they want to be when they grow up chances are they're not going to say farmers. centuries ago nearly half were farmers. these days nearly 1%.
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good morning. >> very exciting good morning to you erica. an average child can identify more than 1,000 corporate labels but only ten plants and animals in his or her own backyard. how do you deal with that lack of knowledge? some kids get to go to farm camp. >> want to be nice to the chickens. >> reporter: on a sun drenched farm 25 minutes north of new york city there are plenty of discoveries to be made. >> feels kind of warm. >> reporter: stone barn center for food and agriculture opened its gates in 2004. >> why does the chicken want to lay eggs? >> reporter: it took less than a year for its educational staff to hatch the idea of farm camp. >> you guys doing okay? want more seed? >> reporter: campers spend a minimum of a week exploring all of the facets of a working farm, collecting eggs, picking raspberries, even seeding a pig pen. >> for many children this might be the first time they get to spend one or two weeks outdoors. it's a wonderful thing.
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>> reporter: do they ask for more? >> they do, they can't get enough. >> reporter: these kids are part of the so-called nature deficit generation, and they spend half as much time outdoors as children 20 years ago. on average they spend about six hours in front of computer and tv screens and less than four minutes engaged in unstructured outdoor play per day. >> our children today are living lifestyles overwhelmingly indoors, and sedentary. >> reporter: the 20th century population shift from rural to urban areas has literally changed the nature of childhood. in the year 1900, 40% of the population lived in cities. by 2010, that percentage had doubled. the face of the american farming community has also drastically changed. back in 1880, 50% of the u.s. workforce were farmers. today, it's just 2%, and the average age of these 2 million remaining farmers is 60. >> you're going to look for the ones that really turned ripe.
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>> reporter: farm camp is designed to connect young people with nature. did you think this is how raspberries grew? >> no. >> reporter: are you surprised? >> yeah. i thought they grew on a tree. >> next time they eat fruit they'll remember these plants. it changes your perception of quality. >> reporter: so the raspberries the kids picked earlier could be on the dessert menu? >> yeah and would be. >> reporter: stone farm is home to blue hill, a world renowned restaurant whose farm-to-table philosophy inspired michelle obama to choose it as the site as the let's move campaign to end childhood obesity. >> they may not use their math later but all going to eat. having basic knowledge about how it works and beyond the shopping idea of mom and the shopping cart and all of the food comes from the store down the street is really important. >> reporter: do you think you'll continue healthy eating habits? >> yeah.
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>> reporter: why? >> now i know what i'm eating. >> reporter: it's an idea that seems to be catching on. 83% of camps across the country have added gardening activities in the past five years. 19% have added farming and ranching. >> when they get their hands dirty and help pull a carrot or harvest a tomato they get inspired to try new things. >> reporter: the bigger goal goes beyond the summer experience. >> these young people will be the inheritors of our earth and the drivers to shape change and sustainability as we move forward. >> reporter: for these campers, there's nothing more important than having a good time and that's exactly what camp should be. >> who wants to get in there and roll around with the pigs? >> me. >> reporter: if you could, would you? >> yeah. >> i did, too, looked like a lot of fun with the pigs. a week at stone barn's camp costs $400 but about 10% of the campers get scholarships.
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we also should mention that city kids can connect with nature as well, 30% of new york's city is green space so you don't have to go very far if you are in an urban area. it's a matter of seeking it out. >> new york does a great job with their parks and great excuses for kids to get out and do things. a great story. >> thank you, it was fun. >> i'll send my kids when they're older. just ahead we celebrate july 4th with a history lesson in historic philadelphia, we'll explore the history of independence day itself. how well do you know your national holiday? [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable, and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. want to save even more? call now and we'll add over 60 premium channels, including showtime, starz, epix, and more for 12 months. fios is a 100% fiber optic network. it delivers superior picture quality,
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♪ to kick off your fourth of july celebration how about a little trip to philadelphia, home of the second continental congress. we found some young americans in philly learning about the nation's early days from some rather familiar faces. >> we hold these truths to be
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self-evident that all men are created equal. ♪ >> fourth of july is very significant. it is the date upon which we approved the declaration of independence. >> i believe that it symbolizes the great unity of our colonies, our collective effort to create our own country. >> i think of collaboration, i think of kind of the best of america where people, well the delegates debated together, they really wanted to send a strong message. ♪ it really, you know it's a great day to be american. >> i like all the fireworks. and all that's really fun. >> fireworks. >> i like the fireworks, a whole entire box of fireworks.
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>> all the fireworks, it's really fun but it's like remembering all the people that laid down their lives for us. >> i think it's such an important day for us as a nation to celebrate and remember every year and i think it's so uniting to really remember what we were founded on and how blessed we are as a nation. >> the sacrifice it took to make this nation and the opportunity to have, that many people around the world don't have to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. it's a neat opportunity to remember how blessed we are to be in this country. ♪ >> you see that little parade there at the end, one of the great traditions for a lot of folks when it comes to the fourth of july along with the cookout and the fireworks. did you ever wonder how the traditions got started? >> historian jim heintze has written in his book "the fourth
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of july encyclopedia." he joins us from washington. happy fourth. >> good morning and fourth of july to you. >> we'll go with fourth of july. >> either way works. >> jim, let me ask you, biggest misconception about july 4th. >> the biggest misconception is the declaration of independence was signed on the fourth of july. actually a presentation handwritten copy was not yet ready, so congress asked timothy m matlack, who was a clerk for the congress to prepare a handwritten copy and it was completed by august the 2nd, when the delegates returned to philadelphia, and they began signing the declaration on that date. >> hmm, clearing that one up. >> we could make it a longer celebration. >> they certainly did.
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>> the first official celebration was july 4th, 1777, i believe in philadelphia but it didn't become a federal holiday, jim, as i understand it until 1941. is that right? why did it take so long? >> no, actually it was a holiday, the department heads of congress, even during the revolutionary war, for example, robert morris, who was a financier and officially superintendent of finance for the revolutionary war, gave his employees the day off for the fourth of july, it was considered good citizenship to celebrate, and it wasn't until 1870 that congress enacted legislation providing the day off for federal employees, but with no pay, and then of course 1941 the federal legislation gave the employees, federal employees the day off with pay. >> you heard it here first, folks, good citizenship to
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celebrate, official word from jim heintze. so jim, fireworks, how did they come to be associated with july 4th and independence day, beyond the fact they look cool and they're colorful? >> the actual fireworks began in philadelphia and boston in 1777, and in philadelphia at the celebration that you mentioned a minute ago. there was a grand celebration in the evening with 13 rockets were set up to signify the 13 new states of the new nation. >> and the tradition has endured, and the tradition of a celebration as you noticed sort of started at the beginning. we all like a good party here at "the early show." plenty of folks around the country do on this day. 1778, george washington gave his soldiers an extra allotment of rum for the fourth? >> that's right. george washington was camped with his soldiers at new brunswick, new jersey, on july 4th, 1778, and he had his men
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celebrate the fourth by giving them an extra portion of rum, and they put greenery in their hats, which was a customary thing to do on entertainments during those days, and he had his artillery line up and fire off a salute, and that's significant because -- >> jim we got to cut you off unfortunately. we're running out of time but happy fourth to you, enjoy an extra pint or whatever of rum today. happy fourth. >> happy fourth of july. >> happy fourth to everyone at home as well. have a good week. honey, why aren't you playing with your friends?
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[ femawhere baltimore goesme to busch to get away.inia, maybe it's because baltimore loves the legendary coasters. or that your entire family will have fun, even the little ones. it could be that water country usa has more of the waves, slides and rides everyone wants. so plan your getaway and come play. you never know who you'll run into.
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marty's in the first warning weather center. we're talking about clouds and sun. we'll get the shade in here with a high of 90. it will be hot and humid. not like yesterday. partly cloudy and 62 overnight. tomorrow, 92 with sun. maybe a chance of a thunderstorm wednesday and 90, thursday and friday and saturday, sunshine and temperatures in the low 90s. in the news, up in pennsylvania, divers are searching for an allegany county man involved in a boat accident. andrea fujii has the story. >> reporter: don, witnesses say that the boat was going close
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to 80 miles per hour before it flipped over. rescuers are searching the lake for the missing 50-year-old unidentified man. the crash happened saturday and the -- divers say that conditions are complicating the search efforts. onlookers were able to rescue three who fell out of the boat. the woman said her brother is the one still missing. don, back to you. the investigation into a maryland woman's disappearance in georgia will resume today. officers spent the weekend searching for clues at her apartment inmacon. they're trying to find out if a body near the complex is her. baltimore county police are looking for who shot and killed a man in the parking lot of club baltimore early sunday morning. one was arrested at the scene
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for attacking a police officer. the shooter is still on the loose. an update on a fatal fire in anne arundel county. this 44-year-old is in critical condition. another person died in the fire and the body is so badly burned, they can't make a positive identification at this point. there are renewed calls for leslie johnson to give up her seat on the council. several say she should resign now. under state law, she'll have to step down in october. she pleaded guilty to helping her husband, jack johnson cover up evidence of his corruption. crews are finalizing preparations for the 4th of july inner harbor fireworks show. you'll want to get a front row seat. the details are hush hush. there's a special song with the
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national aquarium. the show will last about 18 minutes. wjz-13 is a proud sponsor of the fireworks show.
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consumers today have a legitimate concern about the chicken they eat. they want to know more about how they were raised, what they were fed. we spend a lot of time on the feed because a chicken is what it eats. [ jim ] this seal verifies we feed my fresh all-natural chickens an all-vegetarian diet including corn, soybeans, and marigolds. we actually ask the usda to come check us. we have never fed steroids or hormones and never will. no blood meal, no meat and bone meal. yuck. no animal by-products. it means when you put my chicken on the table, you know where it came from.